This is an old review of an old book. I find that I am not well enough versed to understand the full context and that I struggle with some of … Continue reading ‘The scientific attitude’
In today’s Herald, Rab McNeill shares the wonder of reading previously unpublished poems by Nan Shepherd and how this inspired him to add a line from one of these poems … Continue reading “rock that is older than thought”
The ‘location’ of this centre of Scotland: Footnote: A few years ago I made this film: This ‘centre of Scotland’ had been calculated by a different algorithm.
This is the Herald review of Richard Holloway’s new book:
The Roundel Stone
The following is part of what I consider to be a most important Editorial that featured in Scotland on Sunday of 8th March 2020:
children crawl to stand – such movement.
For my birthday, my son Andrew gave me ‘How the World Thinks’ by Julian Baggini. What a wonderful world journey it takes you on as it explores philosophies of living. … Continue reading ‘How the World Thinks’
In his acclaimed book How the World thinks, the philosopher Julian Baggini offers these considerations on the ‘Serotonin hypothesis’:
In “How the world thinks” Julian Baggini says “there is a temptation to believe that objective knowledge transcends all points of view, all concepts, all language. Rather than objective knowledge … Continue reading Can you hear the people sing?
I feel most fortunate to have worked for 25 years in the NHS.
I like to consider all languages (including numbers and music) as freedoms